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Community CU Award Winners Provide Shining Example

Each fulfilled a long-range vision to serve as an agent for community change.
October 11, 2013
Four CUs take top honors in annual competition.
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CUNA's Membership Benefits Award Honors CUs That Best Beat the Banks

CUs saved members $6 billion in a one-year span compared to competitors.
February 25, 2013
The top three performers in each asset category were United Health Credit Union, Burlingame, Calif.; Boston Firefighters Credit Union, Dorchester, Mass.; and Melrose Credit Union, Briarwood, N.Y.
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Maxwell, Herring Winners Reflect CU Principles

Host of innovative initiatives demonstrate CUs’ dedication to social responsibility.
February 13, 2013
Host of innovative initiatives demonstrate CUs’ dedication to social responsibility.
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Have Forward-thinking Business Plans

Q&A with a Community CU of the Year Award-winner.
February 7, 2013
Dakotaland Federal CU was among four CUs awarded in 2012 by CUNA.
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Successful Community CUs Must 'Be Involved'

Q&A with a Community CU of the Year Award-winner.
February 7, 2013
Get involved and make connections.
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Meet the 2013 Wegner Award Recipients

A look at the latest crop of honorees.
February 1, 2013
The Wegner Awards are named in honor of late CUNA CEO Herb Wegner.
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Community CU Award Winners Embody Ideals of the Movement

Judges praised entrants for new and innovative products and services.
October 29, 2012
Taking top honors were First Community CU, 1st MidAmerica CU, Gulf Coast Community FCU, and Dakotaland FCU, Huron, S.D.
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Training Links People, Passion, and Proficiency

Management, staff, and volunteers will find opportunities for training and participation in this lineup of current CUNA offerings.
September 1, 2012
Management, staff, and volunteers will find opportunities for training and participation in this lineup of current CUNA offerings.
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Herring Winners Dedicated to Education

CUs go above and beyond for members’ financial health.
March 15, 2012
This year’s Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service award winners have demonstrated a dedication to improving members’ financial health.
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Less Money, More Social Media Access

Salary not necessarily top priority when recruiting younger workers.
December 1, 2011
Findings from Cisco's 2nd annual Connected World Technology Report.
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Great article! Unfortunately, most employees don’t feel valued or appreciated by their supervisors or employers. In fact, research has shown that the predominant reason team members quit their jobs is because they don’t feel valued. This is in spite of the fact that employee recognition programs have proliferated in the workplace – over 90% of all organizations in the U.S. has some form of employee recognition activities in place. But most employee recognition programs are viewed with skepticism and cynicism – because they aren’t viewed as being genuine in their communication of appreciation. Getting the “employee of the month” award, receiving a certificate of recognition, or a “Way to go, team!” email just don’t get the job done. How do you communicate authentic appreciation? We have found people have different ways that they want to be shown appreciation, and if you don’t communicate in the language of appreciation important to them, you essentially “miss the mark”. Additionally, employees need to receive recognition more than once a year at their performance review. Otherwise, they view the praise as “going through the motions”. A third component of authentic appreciation is that the communication has to be about them personally – not the department, not their group, but something they did. Finally, they have to believe that you mean what you say. How you treat them has to match the words you use. If you are not sure how your team members want to be shown appreciation, the Motivating By Appreciation Inventory (www.appreciationatwork.com/assess) will identify the language of appreciation and specific actions preferred by each employee. You then can create a group profile for your team, so everyone knows how to encourage one another. Remember, employees want to know that they are valued for what they contribute to the success of the organization. And communicating authentic appreciation in the ways they desire it can make the difference between keeping your quality team members or having a negative work environment that everyone wants to leave. Paul White, Ph.D., is the co-author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace with Dr. Gary Chapman.

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